Can You Tell Me Why My Stand-up Comedy Jokes Aren’t Working?

Before I identify some of the major issues involved with a stand-up comedy act that is not getting laughs – which is called bombing on stage — let me say this: There’s much more involved when it comes to developing Continue reading Can You Tell Me Why My Stand-up Comedy Jokes Aren’t Working?

Can I Use Street Jokes In My Stand-up Comedy Act?

First, for those who may not know what street jokes are… The term street joke is used by comedians to describe jokes told on the “street”. These are the common jokes that are told every day between non-professionals at home, Continue reading Can I Use Street Jokes In My Stand-up Comedy Act?

Should I Consider Buying Jokes For My Stand-up Comedy Routine?

Unless you are already performing and you are able to work with a credible and experienced comedy writer, the answer to the question about buying jokes for your stand-up comedy routine is — I don’t recommend it. Here’s why I Continue reading Should I Consider Buying Jokes For My Stand-up Comedy Routine?

How Many Jokes Are In A 2 To 3 Minute Stand-up Comedy Routine?

When it comes to determining how many jokes are in a 2-3 minute stand-up comedy routine, it depends on how one defines the term “joke”. A much better question would be: How many punchlines are in a 2-3 minute stand-up Continue reading How Many Jokes Are In A 2 To 3 Minute Stand-up Comedy Routine?